ANNOUNCEMENT TO PREQUALIFIED PROPOSERS: Siemens, Trane U.S., CEG Sustainability Construction

Source: The University of California, Irvine Medical Center (“UCIMC”)

Subject to conditions prescribed by the University of California, Irvine Medical Center (“UCIMC”), sealed proposals for a brief design build contract are invited from prequalified proposers for the following work:

B63, Energy Efficiency Retrofit,

Project No. 997605

Description of Work: UCIMC is soliciting proposals from qualified Design Build (DB) teams for the execution of the Building 63 Energy Efficiency Retrofit project.  This project will be delivered as an energy brief design-build (EBDB) project. The DB team should anticipate participating in the full project timeline, with responsibilities to include compiling a complete project design package that meets the performance parameters outlined for each energy efficiency measure.  The energy efficiency measures include ing chiller replacement, installation of a dedicated HVAC system, interior/exterior lighting improvements, retro-commissioning, new variable speed motors, and controls upgrade.

Procedures:  Proposal documents will be available at 4pm, Friday, December 4, 2020, and will be emailed to prequalified proposers.

The following design builders have been prequalified to submit proposals on this project:  Siemens, Cypress, CA, (714) 761-2200; Trane U.S. Inc., Brea, CA (917) 297-5637; CEG Sustainability Construction, Arlington, VA, (703) 294-5600.

PROPOSALS DUETechnical Proposal and Lump Sum Base Price (packaged separately) 1/8/21, 2PM received only at UCIMC Planning Administration, Building 27, Rm. 136, 101 The City Drive South, Orange, CA  92868.

Mandatory Pre-Proposal Conference & Site VisitA mandatory pre-proposal conference will be conducted on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 promptly at 10AMOnly proposers who participate in the pre-proposal conference, in its entirety, will be allowed to propose on the project.  Participants must arrive at or before 10AM.  Persons arriving later than 10AM will not be allowed to submit proposals as design builder on the project.  Participants shall meet in the 200 Manchester Building, Room 212, 200 S. Manchester Ave., Orange, CA 92868.  For further information, contact the University’s Representative, Kim Kerwin at 714-456-5735 or [email protected].

Proposal Security in the amount of 10% of the Lump Sum Base Proposal, excluding alternates, shall accompany each bid.  The surety issuing the Bid Bond shall be, on the bid deadline, an admitted surety insurer (as defined in the California Code of Civil Procedure Section 995.120)

All insurance policies required to be obtained by Design Builder shall be subject to approval by University for form and substance.  All such policies shall be issued by a company rated by Best as A- or better with a financial classification of VIII or better, or have equivalent rating by Standard and Poor’s or Moody’s.

Every effort will be made to ensure that all persons have equal access to contracts and other business opportunities with the University within the limits imposed by law or University policy.  Each Bidder may be required to show evidence of its equal employment opportunity policy.  The successful Bidder and its subcontractors will be required to follow the nondiscrimination requirements set forth in the Bidding Documents and to pay prevailing wage at the location of the work

The work described in the contract is a public work subject to section 1771 of the California Labor Code.

No design builder or subcontractor, regardless of tier, may be listed on a Bid for, or engage in the performance of, any portion of this project, unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5 and 1771.1.

This project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations.

The successful Bidder shall pay all persons providing construction services and/or any labor on site, including any University location, no less than the UC Fair Wage (defined as $15 per hour) and shall comply with all applicable federal, state and local working condition requirements.

The successful proposer will be required to have the following California contractor’s license at the time of the proposal opening:

C-10 – Electrical Contractor &

C-20 – Warm-Air Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning Contractor

Maximum Acceptance Cost:  $700,000


University of California, Irvine Medical Center

November 17, 2020